CSI Software uses various input and output files. A list of their types, and an explanation of their format, is given as follows:

Program configuration and setting files

Program configuration and setting files are located in the application data directory. These files stored global program information, such as list of recently opened files, defaults graphics mode, etc.

Application data directory

Depending on the software version, the application data directory is stored in the following locations:


The application directory contains the following files:

Model files

All input and temporary files created for a particular model are store in the model input file directory.

SAP2000

SAP2000 File

File Type

File Format

SDB

input

binary

s2k

input

text

sbk

backup

binary

s$k

backup

text

out

output

text

See also